Josh Zetumer is in talks to pen the latest incarnation of Dune for Paramount Pictures, based on Frank Herbert's sprawling sci-fi epic.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning 1965 novel was first adapted by David Lynch into a financially and critically disastrous 1984 film (though Herbert apparently liked it). It also was turned into a more successful Sci Fi Channel miniseries in 2000.
Kevin Misher is producing the new version through his Paramount-based Misher Films. Peter Berg is attached to direct.
No production date has been set.